Are you feeling desperate and hopeless?
Are you alone with no one to talk to?
Are you worried you might hurt yourself or someone else or commit suicide?
If you have made a plan…
If you have a way to hurt yourself or someone else (for example you have pills or a weapon) or
If you have attempted suicide or hurt yourself before… Please get IMMEDIATE HELP, if this applies to you.
CALL or text 988 to talk to the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. They help those in crisis most of the time without needing police involvement.
If you are in immediate DANGER you can also call 911. They may dispatch emergency medical services and police to your location, so be sure to know where you are at.
If you decide to call 911 or Emergency Medical Services, tell them exactly where you are calling from so they can come and talk to you.
Okay, you are in a really bad spot. But coming to this page is good. Even if you have already harmed yourself, it’s not too late to turn this around. Remember that you are doing the right thing by reaching out for help. You deserve to feel better and get the help you need. And you will get through this.
- Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Dial or text 988 from any phone for free 24/7 support.
Special Thanks: Donna Noonan, MPH, CHES, Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator